12 months
23600 AUD/year
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If you're an education professional seeking to advance your knowledge and skills, and become a leader in education, the Education (generic and with specialisations) program from Charles Sturt University is for you.  

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Offered fully online, this degree supports and develops your career working across educational sectors and a range of contexts (including schools, adult education and early childhood settings).

The Education (generic and with specialisations) program from Charles Sturt University provides opportunities to expand your professional knowledge and skills, and develop your leadership capabilities. The course has a strong emphasis on research embedded in professional practice.

  • Flexible online study 

Online delivery gives you the freedom to study at a time and place that suit you. If you're working, you'll be able to apply what you learn directly to a professional setting. You can also speed up or slow down your study to meet your personal situation.

  • Personalised learning

This course offers a general qualification, which allows you to select from a diverse range of subjects to meet your needs and interests, or you can choose a specialisation in one of the following areas: adult and vocational education, contemporary literacies, curriculum and professional practice, digital technology, early childhood leadership, educational leadership, educational research, higher education or Indigenous education.

  • Contemporary program

To ensure the course content meets the needs of contemporary education professionals, this degree is regularly reviewed under the guidance of many advisory committees comprising school sector leaders, principals and teachers.

  • A dynamic community

Charles Sturt University has a strong international reputation and research profile. You'll learn from leading educators who have made substantial contributions to research and curriculum development over many years.

  • Pathway options

The Graduate Certificate in Education (with specialisations) provides an exit point, should you wish to graduate earlier. You can also study the graduate certificate as a standalone course or as an entry point into the Master of Education (generic and with specialisations). If you subsequently enrol in the master's, you'll receive credit for the subjects you completed in your graduate certificate.

Career opportunities

Charles Sturt University’s Master of Education (generic and with specialisations) provides a career-enhancing qualification that may lead to employment opportunities in Australia or overseas. You could pursue leadership positions or explore roles in other areas of education, such as a specialised teaching professional, policy maker, education administrator or educational researcher. If you choose to study the educational research specialisation and have a strong academic record, you may be eligible to undertake a Higher Degree by Research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Education Professionals 
  • Education Professionals for the Future 
  • Preparing a Literature Review
  • Data-informed Practice
  • Indigenous Australian Studies for Teachers 
  • Professional Practice in Education and Training


Study online with Charles Sturt University when it suits you, from anywhere in the world, and get qualified to make your next career move.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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64 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS provider 00005F 

  • For admission at postgraduate level, you will be required to hold a recognised bachelor’s degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor’s degree or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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    23600 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23600 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    22000 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 22000 AUD per year during 12 months.


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